Darby Thompson

A Career in the Life Sciences; one biostatistician's non-optimized career path

An SFU alum recounts grad-school training, choosing a job, and early experiences in statistical work in the life sciences. Dr. Thompson will provide some insights into the choices that have had the greatest impact on his career path as well as the day to day activities of a non-academic statistician and consultant. Some specific practical and technical challenges he faces in his work will also be described.